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US STAMPS 272 8c 1895 *MINT NG. CV$70.00 489
US STAMPS 272 8c 1895 *MINT NG. CV$70.00 489
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BARBADOS 1974 COMPLETE SET SG485-500 FINE USED.
BARBADOS 1974 COMPLETE SET SG485-500 FINE USED.
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Luxembourg 10 cent 1865 and 1870
Luxembourg 10 cent 1865 and 1870
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RUSSIA YR 1876, OFFICE IN TURKEY(LEVANT),  SC 18, MI 11 I a, USED, SIGNED
RUSSIA YR 1876, OFFICE IN TURKEY(LEVANT), SC 18, MI 11 I a, USED, SIGNED
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Germany Stamps 411 Mi 492 50pf Grn Blk Hindenburg 2nd Issue MNH VF 1933 SCV $110
Germany Stamps 411 Mi 492 50pf Grn Blk Hindenburg 2nd Issue MNH VF 1933 SCV $110
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Greenland Scott 426 used.
Greenland Scott 426 used.
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VINTAGE 1950'S BUDDY L SAND & GRAVEL DUMP TRUCK
VINTAGE 1950'S BUDDY L SAND & GRAVEL DUMP TRUCK
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Ceylon Sc 4a used 1857 2p yellow green imperf QV,  F-VF
Ceylon Sc 4a used 1857 2p yellow green imperf QV, F-VF
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(111cents) India 2011 Vitthal Sakharam page major colour error MNH
(111cents) India 2011 Vitthal Sakharam page major colour error MNH
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Canada #797(1) 1979 1 cent grey blue HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT 10 Used
Canada #797(1) 1979 1 cent grey blue HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT 10 Used
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monaco 2015 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters sport tennis court ground 1v mnh **
monaco 2015 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters sport tennis court ground 1v mnh **
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THEMATICS- NEW SELECTION OF BEAUTIFUL BIRDS ON STAMPS.ALL DIFFERENT .VERY NICE L
THEMATICS- NEW SELECTION OF BEAUTIFUL BIRDS ON STAMPS.ALL DIFFERENT .VERY NICE L
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[ST95238] Luxembourg 2004 : EUROPA - 2x Good Set of Very Fine MNH Stamps
[ST95238] Luxembourg 2004 : EUROPA - 2x Good Set of Very Fine MNH Stamps
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Nicaragua Arms 1895 Telegraph Hiscocks #52 Used
Nicaragua Arms 1895 Telegraph Hiscocks #52 Used
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Russia WWI 1915 - Registered stationery to Eisden Netherlands - Censor
Russia WWI 1915 - Registered stationery to Eisden Netherlands - Censor
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NEWFOUNDLAND #267i MINT GUTTER BLOCK OF 4 VF NH
NEWFOUNDLAND #267i MINT GUTTER BLOCK OF 4 VF NH
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DR JIM STAMPS US ALFRED EMANUEL SMITH FDC SMART CRAFT SPECIAL COVER 1945
DR JIM STAMPS US ALFRED EMANUEL SMITH FDC SMART CRAFT SPECIAL COVER 1945
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US Scott 3413 $11.75 Landing On The Moon,  Mini Sheet of 1 USPS Wrapped
US Scott 3413 $11.75 Landing On The Moon, Mini Sheet of 1 USPS Wrapped
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Greenland Scott 424 used.
Greenland Scott 424 used.
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Sg145-146,  COMPLETE SET,  FINE used.
Sg145-146, COMPLETE SET, FINE used.
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Stamp Collecting - A Time-Honored Hobby
By Tony Harries
 
 Philately, or stamp collecting, is a time-honored hobby enjoyed by collectors all over the world.

Stamp collecting is the collecting of postage stamps and related objects, such as covers (envelopes or packages with stamps on them). Stamp collecting can be fun and certainly easy.

Stamp collecting a very rewarding hobby because it immensely enhances the general knowledge of the collector.

Stamp collecting is a special mix of the structured and the unstructured, and you can make it a personal hobby that will not be like anyone else's.

Collecting stamps is a treasured hobby that people around the world have enjoyed for centuries. Stamp collecting started in 1860's with teenagers who started to collect stamps.

The collecting of stamps can be a fun and educational lasts you a lifetime.

Stamp collecting provides you skills which will help you connect to the history of a specific location, person, animal or thing. Stamp collecting is not a new trend of the people and the hobby is sweeping through out the world.

Collecting stamps is a very interesting hobby that is preferred and loved by the people throughout the world. Stamp collecting is the act of gathering of Stamps and basically the labels placed on the letters as charge for the postal delivery that are issued by the country or by the post office.

Stamp collecting is considered to be one of the most popular hobbies in the world This is despite the fact that there is not that much money that can be made from it even if the person has some of the oldest stamps dating back to the 19th century.

The new collector can start this hobby at any age and have a collection of both local and foreign postage, there are a lot of places where the collection can begin the first place is usually through the mail that the person has delivered to there home.

It has become common place to declare that the future of stamp collecting is bleak, due to the increasing popularity of e-mail, other electronic forms of communication.

The Internet has greatly expanded the availability of stamp collecting information and has also made it easier for starting and intermediate stamp collectors to obtain stamps, covers and other philatelic material.

You can spend a lot of money for this wonderful hobby if you want to but you don't have to.

However you start, stamp collecting is a hobby that you can continue through your life. For more than 150 years, stamp collecting has been the hobby of choice of royalty, movie stars, sports celebrities, kings, presidents, and hundreds of thousands of other people.